The Great Railroad Race: The Diary of Libby West, Utah Territory 1868 (Dear America Series)

by Kristiana Gregory

Hardcover, 1999


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J DA 1868 UT


Scholastic Inc. (1999), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 204 pages


As the daughter of a newspaper reporter, fourteen-year-old Libby keeps a diary account of the exciting events surrounding her during the building of the railroad in the West in 1868.

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LibraryThing member IzzyInTheAlley
This book was great. Not just for the plot, but the history of it was facinating. The twist of romance made it even more lovley. A great read more girls, even if there not intrested in history.
LibraryThing member justagirlwithabook
I don't remember much of these books as individual books, but I remember reading them all as a young, avid reader. I think that ultimately these books are the reason why I love historical fiction novels so much. They all did such a great job of taking me to a different time and place and making it
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come alive, seeing the world through an older, historical lens. I highly recommend any of the Dear America books to younger readers who love history and need to get hooked on reading!
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204 p.; 7.4 inches


059010991X / 9780590109918



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